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Plane Crashes, the Libyan Desert, and Children’s Literature

There’s an interesting story connecting the Second World War and The Fantastic Mister Fox — the animated movie just released by Twentieth Century Fox (no relation). The connection was made by Roald Dahl, the best-selling author, and the Saturday Evening Post, and it began with British Flying Officer Dahl being “Shot Down In Libya.  More